APEURChapter 21 Vocabulary: The Revolution in Politics, 1775-1815
Bourgeoisie - Well-educated, prosperous, urban middle-class.
Checks and Balances - The idea that in government, the executive, legislative and judicial branches, as well as
APEURChapter 22 Vocabulary: The Revolution in Energy and Industry
Body Linen - The name of underwear which was made out of a expensive linen cloth and generally before
1750, only available to the wealthy due to the prohibitive cost. Industrialism made
APEURChapter 23 Vocabulary: Ideologies and Upheavals, 1815-1850
Battle of Peterloo - A protest that took place at Saint Peters Fields in Manchester that was broken up by armed
cavalry in reaction to the revision of the Corn Laws.
Bourgeoisie An urba
Antiseptic Principle - Idea English surgeon Joseph Lister, it was the idea that a chemical disinfectant applied to
a wound dressing would destroy aerial bacteria.
Benthamite - Follower of the ra
Afrikaners - Descendants of the Dutch in the Cape Colony.
Berlin Conference - Held in 1884 and 1885 in order to lay down basic rules for imperialist competition in subSaharan Africa. It established the pri
Bloody Sunday - Massacre of Russian workers peacefully protesting food and material shortages at the Tsars
Winter Palace in St. Petersburg in 1905 that turned ordinary workers against the tsar and p